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Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

Posted: 10/18/2013 3:37PM

Higher lumber consumption in the US has resulted in both increased domestic production and a rise in importation of lumber in 2013, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Total production in North America was up almost seven percent from January through July this year compared to 2012, and imports from Canada and overseas jumped 18% during the same period.

Lumber Shortage Fears Prompt Buying, Price Increases

By Andy Johnson Posted: 10/17/2013 1:46PM

Lumber shortage fears is prompting furniture, flooring and even cabinet firms to stock amid strong demand up in advance of the winter logging slowdown. Dry weather helped hardwood lumber production, but a lack of loggers holds mills back.

Wood Veneer Backers: How To Choose Which To Use

Posted By Sean Lechowicz | Posted: 10/15/2013 2:17PM

Oakwood Veneer's Jay White talks about different types of backers available for wood veneers and how to choose one for specific applications.

Global Sawlog Prices Trending Upward

Posted: 10/14/2013 8:42PM

With the GSPI Price Index reached the highest level since 2011: the biggest price increases occurred in Western U.S. and Canada, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.

A Billion Board Feet of Slightly Singed Timber

By Bill Esler Posted: 10/14/2013 5:28PM

Sierra Pacific Industries is logging burned trees on 16,000 acres of its land on tracts adjacent to Yosemite and Stanislaus National forest lands in California, where the Rim Fire claimed a quarter-million acres in California this before it flamed out last month.

Accommodating Two Sides of the Wood Panel

Posted: 10/14/2013 11:47AM

Most commonly used by cabinet manufacturers, SpectraBoard can help save time and money during the manufacturing process and is available with nearly 70 laminate color choices.

Universal Forest Products Acquires SE Panel & Lumber

By Bill Esler Posted: 10/11/2013 10:34PM

UFPI announces intent to purchase certain assets of South panel and lumber supply; two key employees to join Universal to grow business

Red Oak Sales Rise on Flooring Demand, Exports

By Andy Johnson Posted: 10/11/2013 9:51AM

Red oak sales strengthen on robust exports and solid demand from domestic flooring plants.

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